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Ballathie House Hotel, Perthshire

| May 6, 2015 | Reply
Ballathie House Hotel, Perthshire

The long private drive through the leafy grounds hints at the grandeur to come to at Ballathie House Hotel. A real country house hotel, the public rooms boast roaring fires and floor to ceiling windows that look out over the manicured lawns and River Tay beyond. The first time we visited Ballathie we stayed in […]

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Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa, Peebles, Scottish Borders

| February 3, 2014 | Reply
Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa, Peebles, Scottish Borders

Tucked into a fold of rolling hills in the Scottish Borders between the market towns of Peebles and Galashiels, the four star Cardrona Hotel is a great family-friendly base for exploring this picturesque region. The surrounding area replete with attractive towns and stunning countryside offers plenty to do. Brilliantly one of Europe’s leading mountain bike […]

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Scottish Hotel Awards – Biggest Night of the Year for Scotland’s Hotels

| April 29, 2013 | 2 Replies
Scottish Hotel Awards – Biggest Night of the Year for Scotland’s Hotels

Brilliant evening last night at the Crowne Plaza in Glasgow 2013, which saw an array of stellar hotels crowned with the jewels that their hard work more than deserves. It was an extravaganza where the big hitters were recognised, but also some unheralded and essential talents who had a rare chance to shine in the […]

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Kilfinan House, Cowal Peninsula, Argyll

| January 15, 2013 | Reply
Kilfinan House, Cowal Peninsula, Argyll

Self-catering escapes in Scotland have never been more popular and it is easy to see why at Kilfinan House. This is the ideal place to hide away from the world and indeed from the vagaries of the wild weather than often ravages through this remote corner of Argyll. The brilliant thing for me about this […]

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The Chester Residence, Edinburgh

| November 20, 2012 | Reply
The Chester Residence, Edinburgh

Many visitors wander around Edinburgh’s New Town goggle eyed at the spectacular Georgian sandstone buildings that soar from the historic streets. They can only dream of living inside one of these tall ceiling, big window palatial abodes at the heart of one of the world’s most beautiful cities. That is until now. Now that is […]

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Isle of Skye, Inner Hebrides

| November 19, 2012 | Reply
Isle of Skye, Inner Hebrides

Many of Scotland’s Hebrides swirl in romance, mysterious legends and epic scenery, but perhaps there are none so romantic, so laced with legends and whose scenery is more epic than Skye. The largest of the Inner Hebrides, to the Vikings the ‘Isle of Mist’, may today be connected to the mainland by a bridge, but […]

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Scotland’s Finest Hotels

| November 19, 2012 | Reply
Scotland’s Finest Hotels

Scotland these days is lucky enough to be replete with first class hotels that come dotted around from the urban centres right up into the very depths of the remote Highlands. Here InsiderScotland give you an insight into some of Scotland’s finest hotels. Blythswood Square Kicking off with a brace of the finest hotels in […]

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Stonefield Castle Hotel, Tarbert, Argyll

| November 12, 2012 | Reply
Stonefield Castle Hotel, Tarbert, Argyll

Not many Scottish hotels enjoy a location as stunning as Stonefield Castle Hotel. Tucked just a couple of miles outside Tarbert on the northern cusp of the Kintyre Peninsula this retreat reclines in thick forest and lush vegetation, with sweeping views out over the shimmering waters of Loch Fyne towards the Cowal Peninsula. The Stunning […]

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Knockinaam Lodge, Portpatrick, Dumfries and Galloway

| November 12, 2012 | Reply
Knockinaam Lodge, Portpatrick, Dumfries and Galloway

Knockinaam Lodge is tucked in its own wee hollow right down by the shores of the Irish Sea on the Rhins of Galloway in Dumfries and Galloway. Portpatrick is the closest town just to the north while the Mull of Galloway and Scotland’s southernmost point lies a scenic drive in the other direction. Knockinaam Lodge Enjoys […]

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The Peat Inn, By Cupar, Fife

| November 9, 2012 | Reply
The Peat Inn, By Cupar, Fife

The Peat Inn lies tucked in deepest Fife, but only an hour’s drive from Edinburgh and easily accessible from the M90. It is housed in the hamlet of Peat Inn, which has grown up around this historic inn. The seaside villages of Lower Largo and St. Monans are just a short drive away to the […]

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